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Malta Rock Climbing Club (MRCC)
The MRCC is Malta’s longest established climbing club, its members being some of the islands’ most passionate and committed hard-core climbers. The club regularly organises events and initiatives, and is responsible for some of the islands’ major climbing projects.
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Hi Guys, So while Mark and I have been busy developing a new multi-pitch at Xaqqa (almost there, but not quite), Nicola, Mark, Carolina, Marko and I have also been busy during COVID developing new lines – both trad and sport – on Quarry Steps crag at Għar Lapsi (vide Malta Rock Climbing – the…
From left to right, there is “Cat Thief” (6c+?), “Rock Salt” (6a+?), “Cat Burglar” (6c? Was given nearer 7a when trad) and finally “L-Aqwa Klajm” (6b?). The question marks in the grades are normal, until they receive more ascents. “Rock Salt” converges in the last moves and anchor into an existing bolted route, “Call Out…
The MRCC has been active in installing more new routes for everyone to enjoy, the latest additions being one new route at Rdum Rxawn in Mistra and two and a half new lines at Babu West. The first route is a parting gift from The Three Wise Men. Before leaving the island they wanted very…
It’s a new line, quite long and very overhanging, smack in the middle of Crucifix Cave. We tried to weave the line through the best portions of rock, but the route is new and the rock fractured in spots, so please wear helmets if you try it and also if you belay someone on it!…
Wrong! Some brave merry men went to Crux Cave and, through some daredevil trad climbing on rotten rock and some absolutely preposterous top-rope swings, found a very cool new line, shown in the picture here below. Not bolted yet, but already named, if my merry mates agree: “Trump-ing chaos” 🙂